Shuttleworth, George L.
Age: 30, credited to Royalton, VTVITALS
Birth: 01/02/1831, Sharon, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Pine Hill Cemetery, Sharon, VT
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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band
Shuttleworth, George L. - Musician. (b. Sharon (Windsor County) Vermont, 2 Jan., 1831, son of Samuel & Laura (Benson) Shuttleworth). His father was an established lawyer in Sharon when the 1850 census was taken. George (age 18), was working for his dad as a law clerk. His father died unexpectedly in 1859. George enlisted from Royalton, Vermont at the age of 30 years, 3 Sept., 1861. He was mustered in at Brattleboro, Vt., 21 Sept, 1861. He Mustered out with the rest of his regimental band, 9 Aug., 1862. He m. Nov., 1868, Harriet "Hattie" Amelia Bailey (b. Newbury, Vt. 3 July, 1833, dau. of Jeffrey Amherst & Melissa (Stevens) Bailey). When the 1870 census was taken, George was 39 years old, working as a house painter, and living with his widowed mother, Laura in Sharon. He and Hattie and had two children, Laura (age 4), and Joseph King (age 1, b. 6 Jan. 1868). When the 1880 census of Royalton was taken, Mrs. Laura Shuttleworth (age 73), was living with Ira Maxham and his wife Deborah. Hattie d. 14 Oct., 1898. George died shortly after her. They are both buried in the Pine Hill cemetery in Sharon. Their surviving son Joseph moved to Brooklyn, New York.
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)